Posts tagged SOCIAL
DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT – YOUR GUIDE TO A DIGITAL DETOX

As I mentioned in a previous post, when I first decided to take a digital detox – I thought my biggest issue would be staying offline. Turns out, it’s been even harder to come back! Because what I found in the pause was so magical it’s been a challenge to overcome the idea that I will lose it, and instead lean in to a NEW WAY of alignment and what feels good for me in how to use the platform, amidst some of the digital chaos. I have been getting a lot of questions about HOW I stayed off socials for three weeks (I just want to let that land…how wild is it that we can’t comprehend how we wouldn’t be able to use an app for less than a month?!) and what I learned through this period so I thought I would share with you all here in case it serves you to take your own pause. Seriously, I know it sounds scary but I cannot recommend it enough.

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HELLO? IS THIS THING ON? BACK FROM A MONTH OFF SOCIAL MEDIA.

Hello? Is this thing on? Dipping my toe back in the social media pool after three weeks totally off the grid. To be completely honest, instead of what I expected to be feeling (a sense of relief I can finally know what this Drake challenge is I’ve heard about, check my DMs and be “connected” again), a large part of me is in resistance. When I consciously chose to hit the “pause” button on social media three weeks ago, I was probably in the lowest headspace I had been in in well over a year since beginning my personal development journey. I fully recognise how I had slipped in to the most ineffective old wounds, programming and was rapidly losing sight of everything that made me feel good – and the positive mindset I had worked so hard to gain. I was in a super shitty place, full of insecurities, self-doubt and in HUGE comparisons. The whole thing had a very back to square one/what the fuck am I doing here/how did I get here vibes.

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